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My $250,000 Bitcoin Gamble

Alex Charfen | Posted 06.18.2014 | Business
Alex Charfen

I am what many would consider a successful entrepreneur, and like most successful entrepreneurs, I am not done. I have that need, desire, drive, urge, maybe even frustration -- call it what you want; it is always there.

Anonymous Twitter User Makes History In The Best Way Ever

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 03.19.2014 | Impact

Anonymous Twitter users are often associated with trolling the Internet, spreading rumors and promoting hateful rhetoric through their faceless accoun...

Should I Start Accepting Bitcoin on My Website?

John Rampton | Posted 05.11.2014 | Business
John Rampton

Early adaptors of this revolution will find themselves receiving a lot of exposure, which in the end, could be worth the risk.

Should Newsweek Have Unmasked The Founder of Bitcoin?

Turnstyle | Posted 05.06.2014 | Technology
Turnstyle

By Noah J. Nelson (@noahjnelson) Newsweek claims that they have found the elusive founder of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, and have released a cover st...

The Great Bitcoin Debate, Again.

Jesse Seaver | Posted 04.20.2014 | Technology
Jesse Seaver

Consumers need to understand the finality of making a purchase with Bitcoins, accept the volatility of the market, and accept the risk of protecting their digital wallets.

Bitcoins Going Crazy in Israel

Micah D. Halpern | Posted 04.20.2014 | Technology
Micah D. Halpern

Bitcoin, the new currency traded only online, has been met with skepticism and hesitation by many people in many parts of the world. Not so in Israel. In Israel, Bitcoins rule.

Bit Who? 5 Things You Need to Know About Bitcoin

Dayna Steele | Posted 03.31.2014 | Business
Dayna Steele

Bitcoin is slowly but surely finding its way into our lexicon, our news reports, and maybe even our wallets. So what is Bitcoin? How does it work? How do you get Bitcoin? Should you be using it? Should you wait?

Kanye Doesn't Think This Coinye Thing Is Funny At All

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

Kanye West is not happy about "Coinye," a new digital currency created by anonymous coders that bears his name and face. West's lawyers filed a cea...

So, Bitcoin Is Crashing

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

Well, it had to happen some time: Bitcoin is crashing. The price of the crypto-currency tumbled nearly 21 percent on Friday to $877.46 on trading s...

Bitcoins Have Never Been More Valuable Than Right Now

Reuters | Posted 01.27.2014 | Technology

By Wanfeng Zhou NEW YORK, Nov 27 (Reuters) - The price of the digital currency bitcoin soared above $1,000 for the fir...

Paul Blumenthal

Here's How You'll Be Able To Use Drug Money To Buy Politicians

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The digital currency Bitcoin is perhaps best known for its use in buying illegal drugs from online stores like the now-defunct Silk Road...

Financial Inclusion and The Digital Asset Transfer Authority (DATA)

Stan Stalnaker | Posted 09.28.2013 | Technology
Stan Stalnaker

On a planet rapidly coming online through mobile technologies, there's an urgent need to develop financial empowerment. Today, leaders from the emerging payment and virtual currency industry announced a Committee for the Establishment of the Digital Asset Transfer Authority.

Mark Gongloff

Winklevoss Twins Find Great Tool For Separating Suckers, Money

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 07.02.2013 | Business

If you have never heard the expression, "a fool and his money are soon parted," then boy do the Winklevoss twins have a golden investment opportunity ...

The Anarchist's Currency

Reuters | Posted 06.02.2012 | Money

By Naomi O'Leary LONDON, April 2 (Reuters) - Financial traders have a new toy: Bitcoin, a digital currency variously dismissed as a Pon...

Bet Your Bottom Ven There's A Currency Revolution Afoot (Video)

WSJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Forget hiding your money under your mattress and ditch dollars completely for the Ven, Newmark, Sirios, or any of the other new peer-to-peer digital c...